Voter Registration and Information Update Form
Please read instructions carefully. Please type or print clearly with blue or black ink.
For further information, you may consult the Secretary of State’s website at: www.OhioSecretaryofState.gov or call (877) 767-6446.
You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all the
1. You are a citizen of the United States.
2. You will be at least 18 years old on or before the day of the
3. You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days
immediately before the election in which you want to vote.
4. You are not incarcerated (in jail or in prison) for a felony
5. You have not been declared incompetent for voting
purposes by a probate court.
6. You have not been permanently disenfranchised for
violations of election laws.
Use this form to register to vote or to update your current Ohio
registration if you have changed your address or name.
NOTICE: This form must be received or postmarked by the 30th day
before an election at which you intend to vote. You will be notified by
your county board of elections of the location where you vote. If you
do not receive a notice following timely submission of this form,
please contact your county board of elections.
Numbers 1 and 2 below are required by law. You must answer
both of the questions for your registration to be processed.
Registering in Person
If you have a current valid Ohio driver’s license, you must provide that
number on line 10. If you do not have an Ohio driver’s license, you
must provide the last four digits of your Social Security number on
line 10. If you have neither, please write “None.”
Registering by Mail
If you register by mail and do not provide either an Ohio driver’s
license number or the last four digits of your Social Security number,
you must enclose with your application a copy of one of the following
forms of identification:
Current and valid photo identification, a military identification, or a
current (within the last 12 months) utility bill, bank statement,
government check, paycheck, or government document (other than
a notice of voter registration mailed by a board of elections) that
shows the voter’s name and current address.
Your voting residence is the location that you consider to be a
permanent, not a temporary, residence. Your voting residence is the
place in which your habitation is fixed and to which, whenever you
are absent, you intend to return. If you do not have a fixed place of
habitation, but you are a consistent or regular inhabitant of a shelter
or other location to which you intend to return, you may use that
shelter or other location as your residence for purposes of registering
to vote. If you have questions about your specific residency
circumstances, you may contact your local board of elections for
In the area below the arrow in Box 14, please write your cursive,
hand-written signature or make your legal mark, taking care that it
does not touch the surrounding lines so when it is digitally imaged by
your county board of elections it can effectively be used to identify
Please see information on back of this form to learn how
to obtain an absentee ballot.
WHOEVER COMMITS ELECTION FALSIFICATION IS
GUILTY OF A FELONY OF THE FIFTH DEGREE
Registering as an Ohio voter
Updating my address
Updating my name
1. Are you a U.S. citizen?
2. Will you be at least 18 years of age on or before the next general election?
If you answered NO to either of the questions, do not complete this form.
3. Last Name
Middle Name or Initial
Jr., II, etc.
4. House Number and Street (Enter new address if changed) Apt. or Lot # 5. City or Post Office 6. ZIP Code
7. Additional Mailing Address (if necessary)
(where you live)
9. Birthdate (MM/DD/YYYY) (required)
10. Ohio Driver’s License number OR Last Four
Digits of Social Security number (one form of ID
required to be listed or provided)
11. Phone Number (voluntary)
12. PREVIOUS ADDRESS IF UPDATING CURRENT REGISTRATION - Previous House Number and Street
Previous City or Post Office
13. CHANGE OF NAME ONLY Former Legal Name
I declare under penalty of
election falsification I am a
citizen of the United States,
will have lived in this state
for 30 days immediately
preceding the next election,
and will be at least 18
years of age at the time of
the general election.
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